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  • Barksdale recognizes Lance P. Sijan award nominees

    Nov. 19, 1967, 25-year-old Lance P. Sijan on a mission over Laos, ejected from his aircraft to the jungle below. Suffering a skull fracture, a mangled right hand, a double compound fracture to his left leg, and no food or water, he managed to evade capture for the next 45 days. Captured on Christmas

  • Tanker partners broaden global strike capabilities

    When carrying out the nation’s top mission, there is no room for failure. The nation relies on the capabilities of its armed forces to ensure that freedoms endure. Strategic deterrence is the responsibility of Airmen from each of the Air Force’s major commands and Air Mobility Command’s role is to

  • Passing the guidon: Gen Ray takes command of AFGSC

    Gen. Timothy Ray took command of Air Force Global Strike Command from Gen. Robin Rand, outgoing AFGSC commander, during a ceremony here, Aug. 21. He is the newest leader of the U.S. Air Force’s portion of the nuclear enterprise, which maintains the nation's only force of Minuteman III ICBMs and

  • Air Force EOD trains to increase readiness

    Explosives Ordinance Disposal technicians from around the U.S. Air Force participated in Operation Llama Fury 3.0, an EOD-specific exercise, Aug. 7-11, 2017, at Joint Base Langley-Eustis.

  • PREL trains for GSC

    The 91st Maintenance Group power, refrigeration, electrical, laboratory Global Strike Challenge team trains for GSC 17 at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., May 30, 2017. The three-member PREL team is responsible for the inspection and maintenance of the payload transport trailer’s electrical systems and